SVQ in Painting and Decorating (Construction) at SCQF Level 6 (8175)

Last Updated: 13 Nov 2017

This qualification is aimed at learners aged 16 and above who work or want to work in the construction industry and specialise in painting and decorating.

This qualification is for candidates who work or want to work as a painter and decorator in the construction sector in Scotland.

Available to deliver in the following:
  • Scotland

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General Information

What Is Involved In Studying This Course?

It allows candidates to learn, develop and practise the skills required for employment, an apprenticeship and/or career progression in painting and decorating.

Its content covers the following specialist areas:

  • erecting and dismantling access/work platforms
  • Preparing surfaces for painting and decorating
  • Applying paint systems by brush and roller

It also covers a range of optional areas including:

  • Hanging wall coverings (including specialist coverings and complex surfaces), and wide-width vinyls
  • Producing broken colour effects and stencils designs using pre-cut stencil plates
  • Producing comb textured finishes, marbling effects, quality replica grained finishes, and straight grained effects
  • Applying metal leaf to surfaces
  • Installing coving and decorative mouldings
  • Applying coatings by the air and airless spray methods
  • Producing quality replica marble finishes

What Careers Can This Lead To?

It allows candidates to progress into employment and can lead to a variety of careers in the construction industry, with a focus on painting and decorating. It can also lead onto other SVQ qualifications in the construction trades.

Painters and decorators can have a varied career working on new builds, refurbishments or in specialist areas.

After gaining work experience in the chosen occupational area there are also opportunities to progress into occupational work supervision, management or technical support areas.

What Is Involved With Delivering This Course?

To deliver this qualification, new centres will need to gain both centre and qualification approval. Centre staff should familiarise themselves with the structure, content and assessment requirements of this qualification and ensure that they have suitably qualified staff with occupational expertise, and appropriate resources.

SCQF 6

SVQ in Painting and Decorating (Construction) at SCQF Level 6 (8175-01)

Last Registration Date: 31 Aug 2022

SVQ in Painting and Decorating (Construction) at SCQF Level 6

  • Accreditation No: GN1N46 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: SVQ This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: Data unavailable Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: Data unavailable This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable The total time for the qualification
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/08/2024 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

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Interested in delivering this qualification?

Find out more about how to become an approved City & Guilds centre or fill out our online customer application form

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